MSc Nuclear Science and Technology / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert
- 1 Year [Full-Time]; 2 years or 3 Years [Part-Time]
- Entry requirements
The minimum academic entry requirements for a Masters programme will be a Lower Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline. For applicants with some years' industrial experience, a lesser qualification may be acceptable.
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There is a substantial continuing need for specialist engineers to service the nuclear industry for the operation and decommissioning of the existing reactors, and a growing worldwide programme of building new reactors. Against this background, The University of Manchester is offering a postgraduate programme in Nuclear Science & Technology to help supply the industry with expertise level to help fill the predicted skills gap.
For more information please visit the NTEC website .
Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES)
Launched in 2009, the HEA's annual PTES is the only sector-wide survey to gain insight from taught postgraduate students about their learning and teaching experience.
The survey focuses on students' experiences regarding
- Teaching and learning
- Assessment and Feedback
- Organisation and Management
- Resources and Services
- Skills Development
The Department of Physics and Astronomy is proud that 96% of students on the MSc in Nuclear Science and Technology are satisfied overall with the course.
Fees for entry in 2024 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2023 were as follows:
UK students (per annum): £12,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £25,500
UK students (per annum): £10,131
International, including EU, students (per annum): £10,131
MSc (part-time distance learning)
UK students (per annum): £6,754
International, including EU, students (per annum): £6,754
UK students (per annum): £16,832
International, including EU, students (per annum): £16,832
UK students (per annum): £8,416
International, including EU, students (per annum): £8,416
UK students (per annum): £10,088
International, including EU, students (per annum): £10,088
UK students (per annum): £5,044
International, including EU, students (per annum): £5,044
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
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